Small world ... Nasty story ...

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  1. Vintage-tone

    Vintage-tone Gold Supporting Member

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    I refinished this 65 Jazzmaster for a friend. He recently had to part with it to finance another buy ...
    The guy who bought it off him is now trying to sell it as an original one ...
    Does that suck or what ...
    Another friend emailed me some pix of it to ask me my opinion and his jaw dropped when I told him the story. Thought I d share that with you all...
    I refuse to do "correct" neck pockets and such and I hope the seller will not get away with it ...

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  2. John Hurtt

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    I don't quite understand....Is the guy trying to pass off a refin as original paint or is this a '65 reissue?
     
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    Vintage-tone Gold Supporting Member

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    Aye John, it s an original 65 but a refin and he s trying to sell it as an original ...
     
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    Thats lame. I would hope anyone buying a vintage instrument would have it checked out first. Scammers suck.

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    Vintage-tone Gold Supporting Member

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    Aye, I d somehow feel guilty if someone buys one of the guitars I personally refinished as an original one... Even tho it's not my fault if the guitar changes hands a few times after I painted it, it still kinda bugging me ...
     
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    Wait a minute, you refined it, then reliced it?? :)
     
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    Aye I did an aged lake placid blue on it :D
     
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    Nice work, was it in really bad shape?
     
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    Mikey Likes It Silver Supporting Member

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    Just curious - where do you get LPB paint in Denmark?
     
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    was a pain in the arse to get the correct one but I ve found a supplier who can get the correct basecoats with the right codes.
    yeah it was in really bad shape and coated in a thick orange poly with an epoxy car primer ... real fun to strip this one was :D
     
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    Gas-man Unrepentant Massaganist

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    Good job on that painting.

    It will be interesting to see if the guy passes it off as original.

    Too bad you actually have morals or this could be a nice gig for you!
     
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    Hat's off to you for pointing that out and really nice job btw:BEER
     
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    thas not right!!!:Spank
     
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    On a positive note-it looks great,nice work!

    Do you have a spacer or something under the neck there? The neck looks higher than normal in relation to the body/you can see a lot of the truss rod nut.Reason i ask is i have a jazzmaster with a neck pocket 1/8 shallower than normal and i wonder if it's an old trick that people do and in this case was actually built into the body dimensions.It's a fender custom shop body.
     

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